Reviews

Tenra Bansho Zero Is Fun Insanity

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Created by F.E.A.R. (FarEast Amusement Research) and translated by Andy Kitkowski, Tenra Bansho Zero (TBZ) is the first Japanese pencil and paper roleplaying game I’ve ever played. It is unlike any of the Western games on my shelf, which is both good and bad. Instead … read more »

The Mistborn Adventure Game Is Passable – but Clumsy

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If you’re not familiar with Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn, it’s an epic dystopian fantasy series set in a world where ash drifts down from the sky. Warrior-sorcerers called Allomancers derive magical power from common metals, and a violent aristocracy maintains their rule on the backs of … read more »

Dungeon World Is a Game to Skip

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Sometimes you read a new roleplaying book and everything clicks together. You see the designer’s intentions, and your head fills with great possibilities. Unfortunately, Dungeon World won’t provide one of those moments. Dungeon World is a newish roleplaying game from Sage Kobold Productions. An adaptation … read more »